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POST COLUMN: BETTER SUPPORT FOR OUR ARMED FORCES

Coming from an Armed Forces family – where three generations, including my father, brother and now nephew have served – I recognise the importance of paying tribute to the contribution and sacrifice of our forces personnel past and present. It’s … Continue reading

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PRAISE FOR SCOTTISH SPCA ON VISIT TO DUMBARTON ANIMAL RESCUE & REHOMING CENTRE

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has praised the work of the Scottish SPCA after a visit to the animal welfare charity’s rehoming centre in Milton, Dumbarton. The MP for West Dunbartonshire was given a behind the scenes tour of the local animal … Continue reading

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RUTH DAVIDSON TOLD TO COME CLEAN OVER TRAIL OF MURKY DONATIONS

SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has set out three key questions that Ruth Davidson must answer over the trail of murky donations leading “straight to her door.” In a letter to the Scottish Tory leader, the SNP MP urged Ruth Davidson … Continue reading

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IVORY TRADE

The recent increases in poaching are deplorable and are fuelled by the trade in ivory. The SNP welcomes this Bill and the UK government’s progress on tackling the illegal ivory trade. The SNP hopes to see the UK government fulfil … Continue reading

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ARMED FORCES BILL WILL GIVE SERVICE PERSONNEL ‘ONE STRONG VOICE’

SNP MP and member of the Defence Select Committee Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has said that the Ten Minute Rule Bill in his name is aimed at giving service personnel ‘one strong voice’. Mr Docherty Hughes’ Bill – presented at Westminster … Continue reading

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MP BACKS CAMPAIGN FOR ACTION ON SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATHS AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE

Local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has added his backing to a campaign to help reduce the number of young people dying from undiagnosed heart conditions. Across the UK it’s estimated that 12 young people lose their lives each week due to … Continue reading

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MoD ‘CHAOS’ SHOWS TORIES CAN’T BE TRUSTED WITH SCOTLAND’S SECURITY

SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has said the Tory government “can’t be trusted with Scotland’s security” following a critical new report from the House of Commons Defence Select Committee. The report, published today, calls on the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S MP WALKS OUT OF HOUSE OF COMMONS AS SCOTLAND IS SILENCED ON BREXIT

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP said he walked out of the House of Commons to stand up for his constituents following repeated attempts by the Tory government to silence Scotland’s voice on Brexit. The MP for West Dunbartonshire joined the SNP’s Westminster … Continue reading

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